National Archives of Australia, South Australia State Office, Adelaide

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Identifiant

daa/259

Forme autorisée du nom

National Archives of Australia, South Australia State Office, Adelaide

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Type

  • National

Zone du contact

 

Regional Manager South, Access and Public Engagement, South Australia State Office

Type

Adresse

Adresse physique

Somerville reading room, State Library of South Australia, Corner North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide
Postal address: PO Box 3563, Rundle Mall SA 5000

Localité

Adelaide

Région

South Australia

Nom du pays

Code postal

5000

Téléphone

08 8204 8787

Fax

Courriel

Note

Zone de description

Contexte géographique et culturel

Textes de référence

Archives Act 1983 (Cth)

Structure administrative

Officer-in-charge: Regional Manager South, Access and Public Engagement, South Australia State Office, Adelaide

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

Bâtiments

Fonds

The National Archives, South Australia State Office, Adelaide office holds a small but diverse collection ranging from nineteenth century colonial records inherited by the Commonwealth to substantial holdings on immigration and defence in the twentieth century.

Of particular interest are the Defence Science and Technology Organisation records and material relating to railways and internment in South Australia.

The Defence Science and Technology Organisation records include files, slides and plans of the Woomera testing site. This collection also includes the human side of the missile testing in South Australia with the Gibber Gabber newsletter, and Bulldust news sheet produced by staff involved in atomic bomb testing.

The railway collection contains files, plans, and photographs, captures the broad history of mainland rail – Australian National as well as Central Australian Railways, Northern Australian Railway and the Trans Australian Railway – reflecting South Australia’s central role in the rail industry.

The records of the Loveday internment camp document security service aspects of individuals’ internment. They include personal particulars, arrangements for appeal and release, security service, tribunal notes and mail censorship material.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

The National Archives’ collection database, RecordSearch, gives you online access to the National Archives’ holdings Australia-wide. See https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx

The following guide provides information about records held by the National Archives about South Australia. Many of these records are held in the South Australia State Office, but others are held in National Office or other National Archives State Offices.
Commonwealth Government Records about South Australia, by Sara King, 2013 (see http://guides.naa.gov.au/records-about-south-australia/index.aspx)

For a full list of guides to the National Archives’ collection, see: http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/publications/guides/index.aspx

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

The Reading Room is open Tuesday to Friday 10am–5pm. The Somerville reading room at the State Library of South Australia is shared between the National Archives and the State Library.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Accessibilité

Maps and information about parking, public transport and onsite wheelchair access to the reading room are available. at: http://www.naa.gov.au/about-us/organisation/locations/adelaide.aspx

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

Services de reproduction

Information about ordering copies of records and associated fees is available at http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/using/order/index.aspx

Espaces publics

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Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 6 May 2018

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Notes relatives à la mise à jour de la notice

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Points d'accès

  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

Somerville reading room, State Library of South Australia, Corner North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide Postal address: PO Box 3563, Rundle Mall SA 5000
Adelaide, South Australia 5000